U.S. Defense Secretary, Jim Mattis responded to North Korea's missile tests as a way to "provoke something," said on Tuesday. While Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May called on early elections in less than two months.

Although all missile tests have been failures, the United States is still working closely with China to keep the situation under control. "It shows why we are working so closely right now with the Chinese… to try to get this under control and aim for the denuclearized Korean peninsula," Mattis said.

Last June in the U.K., voters decided in a slim election to leave the European Union, 'Brexit.' Prime Minisiter Theresa May had said last year that the next scheduled election wasn't going to occur until 2020. Such plans have changed since then.

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